Alliance For a Beautiful Hong Kong

Protect Beautiful Hong Kong

By Ken Borthwick Two weeks ago saw the tragic collapse of part of the western end of the old Married Inspectors’ Quarters at the former Central Police Station on Hollywood Road, which were built between 1862 and 1864 and was one of the oldest buildings in the compound. We do not know the cause of the collapse but it is important that a proper report be prepared to determine the […]

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By John Batten The concrete plant boxes seen in the photograph (below) is a common sight around Wah Fu Estate in Pokfulam, and similar-era public estates in Hong Kong. These plant boxes are overly bulky and the plants and trees are uncomfortably squeezed into the unlikely shaped six-sided boxes. However, their familiarity, always sitting there year-after-year, is comforting. They never change and are regularly repainted with care using the appropriate […]

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